Guest Blog

Dog Parents Guide to Safely Slowing Dog Arthritis

I enjoy partnering with like-minded pet owners and animal-health advocates like Carol Bryant of FidoseOfReality.com.  Bryant recently sought my veterinary perspective on arthritis treatment. As a holistic veterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist, many of my patients suffer from arthitis and I strive to provide relief through multi-modal pain managment.  This means that a combination of […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Debunks Cat Marijuana Myths for High Times Magazine

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Having been practicing veterinary medicine since 1999 and worked in emergency practice Southern California I’ve treated my fair share of canine and feline marijuana toxicity cases. Cats can be exposed to marijuana by orally consuming their owner’s stash or inhaling the smoke.  Since cats groom themselves, there’s “high potential” they can be exposed to marijuana […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Fleas and Flea-Borne Disease on Pets Teach Us So Much Radio

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You may not realize it, but fleas are a year-round problem in many parts of the country. Not only are fleas capable of causing annoying irritation to your pet’s skin and chewing, licking, and scratching as a means of self soothing, but the pesky ectoparasites can also carry serious disease. Although days are colder, your […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney’s Guide to Holistic Pet Care- Part 1

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Do you take a holistic approach to your pet’s health? By holism, I mean always considering your pet’s whole-body health instead of simply focusing on a single body part or system. Too often, owners don’t recognize that implications disease in one part has for the rest of the body. For example, periodontal disease permits oral […]

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What to Do When Your Dog is Diagnosed with Cancer: Treatment, Prognosis, and Aftercare

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As you may already know, I’m very passionate about pet cancer awareness, treatment, and prevention. My own dog Cardiff is still in remission for T-Cell Lymphoma and it’s been almost 3 years since his first diagnosis (he’s had two Lymphoma episodes). I’ve learned so much about veterinary practice from Cardiff’s illness over the years. Additionally, […]

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